NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An international team used a combination of PCR, targeted enrichment, and metagenomic sequencing to generate the oldest bacterial genome so far — a sequence representing a 5,300-year-old Helicobacter pylori strain from the gut of Ötzi the Iceman.

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